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. >> a look now at the cost of higher education. heads of universities in inyland, north carolina meet capitol hill to talk about higher education at lower cost. lawmakers are considering changes to the higher education act which is said to expire at year's end. two hours.ut >> today is the second in our series to examine post secondary education. discuss is ofill interest to policymakers -- that is innovation in higher education. we have spent time in this committee discussing the role of innovation, but much of that was focused on college affordability. while that is of paramount importance, we would like to thed this hearing examining landscape of innovations in higher education that increase student learning, engagement, and degree completion. if our nation is going to , we needore students to do more to ensure students are persisting towards and obtaining quality degrees. what can colleges and universities do to maximize learning and support? to ensure students are getting through on time, or faster and earning a meaningful credential. today's panel explores efforts and progress at the in
. our guest diane ravitch here to talk bed case and he education reform. ladies and gentlemen, there are many consequence to its growing cascade of revelations about our nation's spying activities. most recently the bugging of german chancellor angela merkel's cell phone and lederhossen drawers. (laughter) and the fact that the united states pretended to be her onlean boy friend for two years. two years-- ! but perhaps i never realized how acute and dire the fallout of this may be until i saw this shocking story. >> russian leaders are denying reports of spying on overseas leaders. they are accused of passing out bugged gift bags at last month's g-20 summit. >> jon: bugged gift bags! before all these revelations we could have jumped all over this story with good old-fashioned american con desession and smug superiority, thrown out a little boris and natasha reference. done a little yaukoff smirnoff, in russia gift bag rummage through you, but now-- (laughter) i can only smear at how ham handed their spying is. >> delegates were given usb pem ree sticks and phone chargers equip
privatized. all of the higher education is being privatized. all through the uc system. how do you run a modern state with tax cuts? we resort to desperate, back last november, we were asked to vote to make four indian casinos in san diego county pony up money. i thought this was a joke. they voted to do it. now, the governor proposes to borrow against future revenues. how did they deal with these social problems when the economic problems were far worse than what we can imagine today? this is from larry halprin's. and it has these quotes from roosevelt on the wall. he said in one of his talks to the people, "the test is not whether we have more, it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little". it's a different philosophy than that which we have become used to. what i am going to show you is a lost civilization. it's a strange place. and yet, it becomes oddly familiar after a while because we built it and use it every day without knowing it. it has been buried. the living new deal project is like an archaeological dig. we are going after the new deal in california, but h
've heard. you group in india. i gave a shout out and my family really believes in education and the empowerment through education. there is a certain resistlessness and get out of your comfort zone and explore other things. that's how i got here. the path is not easy it's taken 12 years to get a green card. it limits ones opportunity. first, it will take a long time before the h1 process will allow you to move before jobs and you can't start a business. it took me 9 months to start a business. i was so restless to start something so you take capable individuals who are smart and driven and you can't limit them. the comprehensive immigration reform everybody in this room agrees we have to pass high school immigration. but having being on the spotlight you can't really traffic or switch between companies and now imagine the population that's route rights and i think it is morally not acceptable. and the children thought they had a country but apparently the country doesn't want them. >> alexander your story. >> hello. i'm originally from columbia and i was back in columbus. i
particularly entrepreneurs. i want to get you to talk about the education and the world of the united states. what kind of impact if the immigration reform didn't happen what impact will it have >> in the short time the visas the h1 petition we're trying to find a replacement for that person in the united states it's difficult to find people with skills so we might enable them to set up their offices and build a team. >> i was going to say if you guys haven't checked out the start up report they've done things around the world. so everywhere the e go system is growing but if we don't fix the immigration issues then the other pavrts parts of the world like brazil and china and venture capita lifts have activity invest in other countries >> if it does happen have you seen the banner - we'll just get real sad. >> mayor lee. i think the recovery will not be fully for everybody. you'll have thirty to 50 thousand people in our city alone maybe 2 and a half million that don't talk about their health and they have to create things underground and that effects health safety and fiscal safety in ou
transforming our education system as described as struggling in the past with a lot of different barriers and opening up to our effort to involve a larger picture of what our residents and their families really want to do in the great city of san francisco and how do we attract those families to stay here. i go to technology visits every tech tour tuesday and meet with thirty or 40 employees of those companies and many of them know their ipos won't come in like other families they want to be here and work in jobs by the first thing is what are we doing that the schools. that's the birthing sign of viechltd. the best investment is to create a family here because that means you've got fabricate in the way we've treated our schools and the private-public partnering we have. in addition the technology gap that sales force is helping us today with offer $1.7 million in the other person ipads and the tinge goes with it is the training of features tea administrators. that's similar to what auto deck zinc gesture offers. it's the support mechanisms. it's one thing to announce the gift bus it's th
their education to make sure that i could go on to finish high school and to go on to college and those great sacrifices i recognize. we have seen so many great leaders that have come up of the sfaisz sacrifices that parents have made. i want to call out some of the leaders (calling names) great organizations that have made incredible accomplishments lately we passed the due process for all ordinance board of supervisors that's because of the leaders of this community. today, we're honoring future leaders people who are macro great accomplishments in their education i want to call them up one-on-one on the stage. first (calling names) (clapping) he's a 12th grader he is was an stent day participate at marshall and it's now a part of the college came back program. he volunteered when it left marshall as a fifth grader he's currently a senior and continues to support marshall as a college bound ambassador. congratulations (clapping) okay. next i would call up an eight grader she demonstrates a willingness to help this is very rare to see she's a social leader. congratulations (clapping) next u
and supporting teachers on-site and the plc learning community of educators leading this work. all schools have had wireless technology to be effectively able to use technology. that's been very exciting. students and teachers are actively using this intentional to enhance learning and school experiences. here is a highlight. i don't know if you can see the photos of students using and engaging in the ipads. they are very excited. i can't tell you how thrilling it has been from the ground up to getting the project up and running to see the devices with the students engaging with the technology on a daily basis. next steps. so i'm sure many of you have heard about the visioning work that our district is undertaking called vision 25. we are in the process of setting and defining the space with the mayor. the planning process will now expand to middle grades of k-8 and we'll folks on -- focus on long-term and short-term for our middle use of family experience. are there any questions? >> really this is more of a comment. i'm glad you addressed the k-8 issue. i wanted to for the benefit of our c
and the board of education. i want to recognize our clerk today from sfusd and we want to thank our staff at sfgtv who make our meetings public and transcribe all of our public meetings. first, i do need to take a motion to excuse commissioner wynns from today's meeting and also supervisor breed, who are you replacing today? >> i'm replacing supervisor avalos. >> okay. so we need a motion to excuse commissioner wynns and supervisor farrell. can we take that motion? we'll take that motion without opposition. in their places we have supervisor london breed and we are joined by hide era mendoza. we have we are item on our list. please call the item. >> the clerk: item 1: hearing - san francisco unified school district's science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programming]1310101.sponsor: kimhearing to present san francisco unified school district's package of initiatives related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programming, including the mayor's middle school leadership initiative, at the joint city and school district select committee >> the clerk: sf 11234 >>
a month to about two weeks. visa seekers who work in fields such as business, education, and culture no longer have to submit invitation letters issued by the russian government. multiple entry visas will also be extended from one to three years. the number of japanese firms that have made inroads into russia has more than doubled in the last ten years. and the japanese foreign ministry says it expects that trend to gather speed. >>> iran's supreme leader has backed his president's push for nuclear negotiations. 8 toll ayatollah khomenei warned hard-liners not to accuse president rouhani of compromising with the united states. he recalled the seizure in 1979 of the u.s. embassy in iran. he said young irann called the embassy a den of spies. he said they were ahead of their time after recent allegations about u.s. intelligence activities. but he said no one should consider iranian negotiators as compromisers. they'll resume nuclear talks on thursday with their counterparts from six world powers, including the u.s. >> translator: these negotiators are on a difficult mission, and they'r
as a seminal chafrng point in public education in san francisco moving forward. before i go any further i want to recognize our members our elected commissioner commissioner joel winning who's with us this morning (clapping) >> i'd like to recognize commissioner matt haney who is with us thank you. and playing a dual rule the mayors commissioner mendosa mcdonald who is here with us (clapping) and the heroes in my mind absolutely the folks that led the work effecting lives each and every day our entire principle group is here today. can you stand so we can applaud you? thank you. thank you for being here. and obviously, we want to thank our principle here at martin luther king middle school natalie for opening her doors to us (clapping) >> i'd like to okay as well as our assistant superintendant ms. jean i didn't pond. (clapping). >> our director of middle schools mr. richard curbing i didn't (clapping). >> and you may have heard r a word or two is our superintendant that supervisors our k 12 schools and, of course, i will introduce him look at later in the program but your absolutely visio
. unicef says many lack safe drinking water, health care and education. two out of three children have had to leave school. more than a million have fled the country with their families, two out of five of those children have no access to education. cases of polio have been reported in the country's eastern province. the head of unicef's emergency coordination says they have just started an immunization campaign but they don't know if they can >> the most urgent right now is to access those children both inside syria and subregion with health services, making sure those health services can go crossline to reach children wherever they are. >> reporter: with increasingly fractious opposition groups dividing the country, the number of children with no access to outside support is on the rise. but the apparently successful mission of u.n. chemical weapons inspectors inside syria has given some hope to humanitarian aid groups, including unicef. >> the importance of advocating with those with influence on the parties to the conflict, to allow access for humanitarian aid workers, the chemical wea
, educating kentuckyions about what the affordable care act is all about. our folks got in early and worked with the vendors on the website, and as you know, we had very few problems with it. and it's cranking out people that are joining up every day at the rate of about a thousand a day. we're now over 32,000 people who have signed up for affordable health care. >> you got on the ground floor. i mean, you wanted to do this, correct? >> i wanted to do this, but it was a two-part decision. you know, number one, is it the right thing to do. well, of course, it is. you know, expanding medicaid is the right thing to do. setting up our own exchange and not having kind of a cookie cutter approach that you would have to have at the federal level was the right thing to do. but particularly on expanding medicaid, i also had to be fiscally responsible. and i had to find out if we could afford to do this. and so i asked outside experts. i brought in some actuarial folks, and they took a good hard look at this and they came back and sat down and said, governor, you can't afford not to do this. >> what
was going on on the ground. an urban city well-educated and libyans have exploded with access to soft loans over the internet. of the kids were getting shot as they tried to move around the cities so they began to use gugler and android sell funds to plot the locations of the snipers shooting at them. they would put pins in the map don't go down that street. the french start to see these pins appearing on buglers. so they flew reconnaissance mission so then they obviously started to bomb those positions when the school kids realize to free-market the french will baum it they went out to mark every position they could find and then whenever destroyed they would take them down and disappear from to coerce. -- google immerse a crowd source synchronized bombing a system that the pentagon spent billions of dollars the school kids are on the ground because they have access to connectivity that would have been impossible three of four years ago. as far as i can tell talking to kids on the ground those on the french task force at no time did they ever talk to each other it was self synchronized bas
learning process. in order to improve the effective education communication between schools and families have been getting a lot of attention as mobile communication has become popular in recent years. more parents are choosing to use mobile phones have the best way to reach teachers. simple enough you for contacting schools are becoming popular again the draft by the communication platform for teachers and parents many schools to teach them a communication tool for actually welcome i'm a parent local media reported. each student charged one hundred yuan around fifty dollars per semester for using these at fifteen dollars the very tiny than for most qantas jet however corny calculations from attending government often. there are more than one point five million campaign that kind of peace nearly twenty nine million dollars for the new school the family communication platforms each year. that has accumulated amount of copy attention of the who should pay for this program is being discussed. daily sunshine the largest newspapers and jack. a critical article published by the uk for support
has called at the city joint committee of the board of education and look forward to working with his office and dcyf and sfusd in making this a reality. i also want to acknowledge supervisor mar and yee who will also be cosponsoring this resolution and would like everyone to attend this meeting related to the children's fund and the public enrichment education fund. the focus of these meetings is to create a shared vision for children and families and dates and locations will be happening throughout the month of november throughout the city. you can find these on dcyf our children, our city, website. the last is in memoriam that i would like to smut. -- submit. i don't have the notes on that. >> thank you supervisor kim. supervisor mar? >> thank you, madam clerk, as a single dad, i'm happy that kim has just announced that norman and i all three board presidents are in support of that and i think it's critical for families and our neighborhoods. also supervisor campos referenced the tale of two cities and i'm proud to support the measure on the company sponsor of people being haras
is to educate and inform businesses about the resources available to them. then we also want to help the businesses by guiding them through the available services that they have from city departments and to provide them with someone on the ground who can take the concerns back to city hall. we want to see these businesses succeed and we want to do a better job of providing the assistance earlier and addressing the issues sooner. direct assistance to us means being attentive to businesses from the mundane to removing a garbage can in front of their business to addressing quality of life businesses to parking issues, which is obviously a big one. for those problems we're working with city departments to raise those concerns and develop solutions. as i mentioned helping businesses comply with american's disability act is really important to us because of the impacts it has on the business and we're actively working with sbac and invest in neighborhoods. i want to bring francis to talk about our efforts. >> [inaudible] and to reduce the risks in facing [inaudible] to begin with impact di
of the mayor's office and on the fourth floor. i feel my education and preservation experience and background related to city hall's restoration give me expertise and thank you firing consideration >> any questions? >> i can't think of a question but thank you for your service. >> any public comment on this item? >> good afternoon, supervisors happy halloween to supervisor breed, yee and cowen. i'm here as the chair of the city hall preservation advisory commission. patrick and i have known each other for a very, very long period of time. the recession of this building special tours involving international architects who have come to view this building and he is absolutely incredible. he posed a passion a passion which can't be super composed it has to come within. patrick is certainly a person who has this kind of passion and will add to our commission greatly. we've been without an architecture person in that role for a long time and he will fill it incredibly well. it is my recommendation that he be appointed and approved to the city hall preservation commission and is in place in one
and in colorado voters will decide whether to raise state income taxes to boost education funding and also whether to tax recreational marijuana. joining us now to talk about these measures are megan verlee of colorado public radio and enrique cerna of kcts in seattle. welcome to you both. enrique cerna, let's talk about this again et ceteraically modified food initiative. this is about labeling, is that what it is? >> yes, it is. it is initiative 522. it would require the labeling of genetically modified foods on to products. what is interesting about this is that there's a lot of controversy over what is exempt and not exempt. and that's one of the things that the opponents of the initiative point out. and they say that they claim that it's a poorly written initiative. and that some items, some dairy products, some meat products, others would not be, would not apply to this. others would. so they think that this is going to add a lot of confusion. they also are against this because they feel that it is going to cost the consumer more money, whatever labeling that has to be done. would be sent do
increased ak access to after school students as opportunities as a part of our comprehensive education plan and to building a family-friendly city. in the last 30 years as was well articulated during the debate around flexible work schedules and president chiu, it's 77.3 percent of school ages children mothers are in the labor force. 15.1 million children take care of themselves from the time they get home from school. after school is not an only alternative place away from home, it's a place for children to spend time after school and they have better grades, work habits and more positive relationships with their peers and are able to develop critical thinking and arts. for someone who worked in these programs, i saw how this helped young people and enhanced their connections and peers and soft skills and in incredibly important. as we continue to make drastic cuts to our public schools which our state continues to make, we often see a shortening of our school day which the a detriment to the young people. it's essential to education. this is a discussion that my former school board colle
signage, education, reciprocity of enforcement of managing issues. the preferred alternative overly restrictive given that the national park service has not taken intermediate steps to educate the public and users about what is required for coexistence. in addition, reciprocal enforcement of animal welfare laws provide additional alternatives to these restrictions. primer example that i would raise is with the dog charlie that attacked the national park service police course last year . that was a situation where there were claims people did not know horses came through there. and so signage would have been one area that would've been helpful and educational to prevent such an event from happening. in addition, it was the city's vicious and dangerous dog unit of the police department that help hearing about that dog and was involved in enforcement issues around it so there's room for reciprocity of enforcement as well. accordingly adaptive management plan might include signs, [inaudible] enforcement of these rules or laws similar to a local pooper scooper laws dishes gauges dogs lic
also expressed a willingness to sign in a governmental or even on cooperation in the field of education standardization in veterinary medicine. expo two thousand seventeen is proof of the fact that colin treats context and as a leading country. i want to remind you that context and was elected as one of my priority countries poland expo two thousand seventeen on one hand crowns longstanding cooperation with context and in support of organizing the exposition on the other hand creates an opportunity to display the polish economy accomplishments. it is some kind of a springboard for for the moment. it was cute combining your chest. most companies were invited to produce green expo two thousand senate seat in the field of construction the new technologies. i think you'll be very interesting yesterday i think christian genders purchasing ski and all polish people for their support of context and expo bit. a trip of a video. if it's just the way this post and i was up against cork they did it spoke to the stomach of a local salon or his first meeting of an international organization to aboli
in the economy, whether it's infrastructure or education, or training the next generation of workers. that actually does create jobs. why is it a 2% gdp? >> why are republicans standing in the way for the job-creating proposals? >> because they don't work. it's like ceding a lead airplane. >> then you're standing on the other side of chamber of commerce -- >> i'm happy to do that. >> rick, you've worked on campaigns, a lot of campaigns, and we're talking about basically two republican parties here what is your view of people like marco rubio, ted cruz, rand paul. >> there's bob,jindal, tim scott, it seems to me the republican party has all the riches on our side and we're not here talking about joe biden running for president, because that would be boring. we're talking about these great personalities, a plethora of riches -- it will be entertaining. >> people forget that. >> who is the purist we're talking about here that can abolish the welfare state. >> one of those guy that is believes good principles also equals good politics. ted chris in the short run hurt the party, but in th
your guaranteed reservation for this educational event and attend so you can better understand this opportunity. put the power in your hands and start taking control of your own life financially. >> shawn and i attended than's event a year ago, and we were pretty much novices when it came to real estate. the way that our business has been growing, i'll be able to quit my regular full-time job within the next 12 months. >> at the event, we will also teach you the second way i flip properties. and that's by fixing the property up and then selling it, like we do on our tv show. for example, this is one of the 31 properties i'm working on right now. on this property alone, i'm gonna make several times over what the average american makes in a year. just imagine how doing just one deal like this would impact your entire life. in fact, here are the profits i made in the last two months alone, just on properties i've rehabbed. i love this aspect of real estate because you can make even bigger profits, while, at the same time, you're improving neighborhoods. however, it's not as easy a
rationale in many quarters, particularly higher education. the diversity rationale says we want to engage in special efforts to bring in people from all walks of life, all sectors, all regions, all ideological dispositions, all races. the reason why we want this is we believe that on our campuses there will be richer learning. there will be more learning, better learning, deeper learning takes place through the clash of perspective. and, you know, students will learn from one another. so the diversity rationale for affirmative action. that's some of the why affirmative action rose in the late '60s, early '70s but in these are some of the reasons that have been set for for affirmative action. okay. why is a controversial? affirmative action like all policies has cost. it has costs. what are some of those costs? there's a bunch just like there's a wide range of justifications, rationale, for affirmative action. there's also an array of costs. i'll mention a couple. let me start off with one, stigma. it's an important one because there some people, i think he neatly of the most vociferous cr
is a very important and also to know and education it's called kai was the case. genocide is because there's little here and then go we are supposed to be non locally and will most of the city parking ticket and can use connie mack scooping facts. though the country are young and the non population in the number two in law daniel drink water. i'll fall for that and it's a mountain and this was all in the prayer in the area is small. the mall and then to the saw the problem for him. molik know you all for making awful convened at the neil boniface this and highlighted the tackle space. so this is that. it's all up communication with employees and students with one toe sucking cute. how is that you can't know for example in korea fall. how we use on when powell. we need a balm for some the comeback kids just to get out at this and said mom there's no amount of lead in tuesday's opening of the new king and king because the nikkei helpful voice into it. it's a much higher. almost ninety percent non them all night to win column is only one. so to say this for a house or lucky we get along the w
on the problems we have in the country right now, rebuilding the middle class, reform our education system, making sure that our health reform system works, and works well. these are the most important things to be focusing on right now, not the 2016 campaign. >> well, you are chairman of health education, labor and pensions committee and will hold the first senate hearing on obama care tomorrow. the thing we keep hearing over and over again, we heard it on the sunday shows and heard it this morning is why did the president say if you like your health care plan, you can keep it. the associated press is reporting three and a half million people have gotten cancellation notices. what do you make of all this, senator? >> what i mean of all of this is we're missing the big picture. yes, we had problems with the rollout, that's inexcusable, but they're being fixed. but let's keep the big picture in mind. we have millions of children today, up to 17 million children with pre-existing conditions who are covered for the first time ever. we have seniors getting free preventive services, never got it before
in supplying restaurants with high quality foods. the director for urban education about sustain able agriculture otherwise known as -- it's an operation that operates the world famous farmers market. since 1993 the market has served a critical link between our residents and local farmers and offers the best quality products available. the market plaza serves many businesses in the south of market. it offers programs about sustain able agriculture. including cooking, programs and youth group. and they have cooking demonstrations top bay area chefs and they demonstrate recipes and ingredients purchased that morning. i have offered several pieces of legislation. i'm appreciative of the work that mr. stock dale and colleagues have done to contribute to the promotion of the sustain able agriculture and our food system. i want to thank you on behalf of the organization. please join me in thanking him. [ applause ] >> thank you very much for this very unusual recognition because we are not a restaurant. we are the supplier to the restaurants. and that is a critical link that we are proud t
gender parody in the work force and education but still not stem jobs and women are in the work force and college enrollment but a huge gap with men and women in stem jobs. over all increases in u.s. demand for scientist and engineers, we are going to see a much greater demand. we try to encourage women in the stem field because there is a wage gap compared to non-fields for women. those in stem field are over represented in life sciences such as biology and medicine and under represented in computer science. google shared this with the staff by the national science foundation that compares the number of stem job openings with the number of college graduates through 2018. so we have a gaping hole in the number of graduates computing. there is expected to be 140,000 jobs in this field annually and only 50,000 graduates. so let's spend the next few minutes how sfusd is preparing our kids for stem fields. according to the research, there is nine computer program sections and three computer literacy classes in sfusd. the numbers are pretty low. one of the reasons is that computer science
to build an audience for it. the best way to get the word out, so to speak, and to educate people was, i thought, social media. i began. but the - my base was sci-fi geeks and nerds and i had to expand that. we tried a lot of different things. it was humour that seemed to attract a lot of people and get them to share and engage, so i started making funny comment about sci-fi and science and it expanded and i found that pictures called mims gets more, and a few kiddies gets a lot of likes and shares. so it extended more. we had a large enough audience, so i spoke about lgbt equality. there's a large overlap between sci-fi geeks and nerds and lgbt community. it exploded some more. then i introduced the sorry of the internment. people were shocked. so many people otherwise well informed didn't know about the internment. now i had people educated on the internment, i told them that we have a musical about it and we'd open in san diego at the old globe theatre and gave tastes of the songs and snippets of squeeps and developed an -- scenes, and developed an eagerness, a want to see quality, an
-- what was interesting for me is the painting of the green stripes and there's a whole education component of this in terms of how they're designing it and where vehicles -- you know, where they're proposing for vehicles and the bicycle lanes to sort of merge so that cars and trucks can make a right hand turn. i think that needs to be some thought out -- i said are you going to write on the street for right turn enter here and they hadn't thought about that so i think that's where there's potential of risk with that because i -- you know, and even after having this conversation and knowing sort of, like, the serrated green stripe means that's where a vehicle can pass through, as i was coming home i wanted to make a right on to 9th street and realized oh, i had passed that serrated area. you know, even though i had that conversation, i am still not accustomed in my mind, you know, of that's where i enter to make the right hand turn and so being cognizant of that, you know, i went up a couple more blocks before i made my right hand turn instead of doing it, but i think that there n
thing is bike education and for neighborhoods and who will do the outreach and who are the local vendors that do the outreach i live in a community that's not even on the map unfortunately like we have places that can attract a lot of bike riders and finally i want to just ask regarding safety rules and in relation to schools are the schools being able to use this and such as city college and state college and lastly, i want to know who are the members of the pool. >> thank you miss hodge? >> good afternoon. i'm kate hodge from the san francisco bicycle coalition. i'm going to hand you documents if i'm allowed to do that here sharing some good news very excited about. independent poling found that 2 thirds of san francisco ans want bike sharing to expand to san francisco neighborhoods i'm very excited about that finding as we're hearing today many many letters to the mayor have been xhg over different months we're hearing from the marina, the bay view, inner sunset out er sunset richmond and neighborhoods you represent there's tremendous demand and the city has certainly paid attentio
their states. so that's- so, public educators. that, too, yeah. i mean, the functions run the gamut, yeah. but it's just basically, you know, providing the technical assistance to these groups to be the most effective advocates that they can in their states. very good. and that's a big piece of what we do. and when we come back, i want to touch more on the peer-to-peer coaching opportunities where people can get trained and become peer-to-peer support folks. we'll be right back. [music] every day, i seek a positive- direction for my life- through my accomplishments. and now, with help- and support from my family and others, i own- i own- i own my recovery from addiction and depression. join the voices for recovery. it's worth it. for information on mental and substance use disorders, including prevention and treatment referral, call 1-800-662-help. brought to you by the u.s. department of health and human services. [music] the mission of the penn north recovery center is to improve the quality of life, well-being of individuals and communities struggling to overcome substance abuse, pover
. the education system and afghanistan. so many of them, the number given to them is counterintuitive. so i do not use it. in terms of the lower grades, before you get to colleges and universities, before the taliban was driven out, to the extent they have been, 900,000 boys. now a million students in school . 3 million of those are girls. none of those who could've been educated before we got there with our allies. were 20,000e teachers, all male. is now 200,000 teachers. 60,000 of whom are women. health care much improved. child mortality significantly down. afghan refugees who fled pakistan have returned home. how is it that 67% of the american people recent survey think that the afghan war was not worth fighting? how did that happen? because the picture is much, much better than that number. i just don't believe that the american people have had a fair or fuller picture of the events in afghanistan. i believe that the press has missed a good story. it hasn't missed the problems. it has missed the progress. the impression that our people get doesn't come from either. it comes from what they
from educated, trained personnel and the value of quality we are offering on the greek islands is in comparison with other nations. we must take things in our hands. so we are working harder. we are looking better for our products and we are trying to have good quality. that is very important. it seems like our efforts up to now, people are traveling to greece. >> i've spoken to a lot of italians and ask them how they step away from all of the austerity measures and the shenanigans of government and say focusing on business. they say you would never have a business if you listened to the politics. is it a major business increase? >> no, it is not. me as a businessman in tourism, i understand i have to fight and i have to fight for my world and my world is tourism. austerity doesn't help. now we are in the sixth year under austerity measures but somehow we all -- you know, economies go through cycle. we need more of a boost. tourism is giving us the moral boost we need as a nation and as a country. >> what are the problems of raising money in this market. how do you access more
any taxes at all. and he said while other countries are spending money on health care education and infrastructure we are spending unbelievable amounts on our military. do you think our military budget is sane when we are strapping our new generation with education debts that are unbelievable, what are your thoughts? guest: number one, yes, i understand what senator sanders is saying. corporations do receive credits, deductions, exclusions that could avoid -- that could result in them not having to pay their corporate income tax rate. i think one of the critical factors hopefully that congress can continue to address is corporate tax reform, in which case we could eliminate it. on defense spending, no question in my mind that additional reductions in defense spending are going to have to happen, are going to have to go forward and done in a way that focuses on strategic goals of protecting this country going forward. and yes, again, we are back to the same situation, balancing out those spending reductions, in defense, food stamps, child nutrition programs. we have to find a bal
in education and the field of federal indian law. over the years i have very much valued my opportunity to work with the esteemed professor here in various matters. the professor bob clinton and over year bob miller, professor miller, of course professor kevin goldberg currently at the smithsonian's, patti ferguson bonnie as well as carl and i just have to commend the school for such an all-star lineup of indian law professors, part of the faculty of his meeting ranking law school and i'm so glad to be here. i've been inspired by the scholarship, the innovation and the leadership provided by this program here at the university. therefore, i personally feel it's very fitting to present my first law school book collector in support of my new book "in the light of justice" here at this small school. this book is fresh off the press released last month in all august and we have done a domestic book launching the event in june and to mexico as well as an international book launching the event in feg in the south pacific. i am now on a national book lecture tour in support of this book beginning righ
disputes across iraq. we also put a foundation of civic education, human rights, and religious moderation for the institutions of education. usip and its partners are proud of the progress we have made. we also recognize a lot remains to be done in iraq, and we see from the unfortunate tragic violence that has still cost many lives the road ahead will not be easy. your excellency, we assure you and the iraqi people that as iraq prepare for the 2014 elections and faces challenges to a secure better future for the people, iraq and kept on the support of the u.s. institute for peace for a partner on all levels, starting with the community, two local councils, to international dialogue. thank you. >> i would like to ask the ambassador to come forward. the format today will be an introduction -- it will be an introduction of the prime minister by the ambassador, and then the prime minister will speak and then sit and take questions. the audience already knows this. if you have questions, perhaps you have already written them out, we will not have time for a great number of questions, and hopef
to cope with that. she was better educated most had grabher school education with the hitler youth for girls with secretarial trading work to help out on farms or restaurants or working class but of the other hand in ned got her law degree in the 30's which was pretty unusual. and she decided which she was called upon to do her patriotic duty that she played joy in the red cross that during the first world war had the organization that attracted upper-class women associates said i will go to the red cross. low and behold she did not have medical trading but was pulled out because they immediately noticed she was cultured and said we will set up the leadership the special soldiers' homes in the we are area of the occupied territory. this is from her personal album. soldiers go to a friend then returning can have stopovers with german cookies in to interact with nice german women to relax and recreates so there were 1200 german women like her sent to the east to manage the soldier holmes in she was said to to a town that had a population of about 9,000 jews. shortly before she went o
tomorrow. and tomorrow our kids and students because this is going to be a bit an educational institution it's not just about performance art this is going to bring opportunity for kids who wouldn't have it interest every study and every report we have clearly recognize that students who study art and music and dramatic arts they test higher in math and reading and science and they have lower rates of dropping out of school. a child who quits school before congratulation has an easier way to find themselves into our criminal justice system. so kerry and others thank you this will get done and it will be it transform active example of story telling. keri thank you and congratulations thank you for including me into the family and it hardly embarrasses but i want to present you with the proclamation from the senate and thank you (clapping) >> how fabulous. thank you amazing. and our other credible collaborate for a kim she and her office have long been wonderful partners in really exploring all the ways we can partner with the ways her team has already put this together >> thank you keri.
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the last for a lot of educators and medicine still try to teach about diversity training this is a battle we have already won in california. it is fabulous that what they'd need is a direction and i think of values of what is really important. they kind of note that the health care isn't a commodity. they know that it has to be personal but even though there is a lot of melting it nobody demonstrates that. that is what i try to do for them as physically teaching them something to tell them what a wonderful profession medicine is and hopefully we can keep it that way. >> thank you for the message that medicine is personal but also not personalized. kidney talk more about those differences. >> that is the fun question. a number of you there are so many linguist personalize is the opposite of personal that means it is pretending to be personal he know when you get the wonderful hand written and throw away don't smile -- to of mail? it is personalized it is not personal it is the opposite but truth is lies personalized is not personal when the the other things that is pernicious is a virtual
species facing extinction. some of the reduced me to educate people to tame. i heard people talk. if only i come away with only five minus one lead when they greet me. so i think for us we need to continue with your unique in the whole war the cia is one don't miss everyone so everyone we have the power to change when the league stops the killing will stop to progress had been impressive but the campaign will continue to reach the cctv eighteen. the report their inept campaign has been a very successful. that brings to a pleasant suprise cult sci fi tv news bad news now for the light is whether by the time has come along and tell them it down tight however the boy to die the line. the company kind of liking that idea the us. i don't like let me an american talk about an hour. how women are powerful. if you empower women year empowering birth mothers of raising sons who were either drag us into war but deep inside of our mothers are the ones who are protecting their daughters mothers grind and noticed blood and therefore not empowering women were not any chains this forty to fifty percent
, potentially you're just not able to find a good-paying full-time job, perhaps you didn't receive the education that others have received, perhaps you have got some disability, you're -- you would go under this plan on medicare -- i mean on medicaid, and then everyone in between, the lowest income and the age of 65 is in a private health care system, which is a market-based system, competition driving prices down. the idea would be that there would be 20, 30, 40 health care plans in every state offered. people can choose what they want with a minimum, bronze, silver, gold plan with lots of choice. that is the promise, that is the hope, that is the idea, and the great promise of this is that if you have cancer, you can't be dropped. if you have diabetes, you can't be turned away. so when everyone is covered, the risk has spread, the price comes down and the free market operates. now, you would never know that based on the criticism that you hear on television and radio all day long, but that's the truth. one of the important components of that bill that many of us talked about was the fact that
this website is up and running and they can select it. >> why wasn't there a better education effort to get out in front of this and go to americans whose policies were going to change and explain why. there is a fairly good case to be made about minimum standards, the kinds of things that can hit you if you have a substandard policy. never was that education process carried through from the white house, and i think that was a failing. >> the obama allies and fans i have talked to, their opinion is twofold. one, if you believe government is the only one able to solve these big problems that you undermine it for years, if not more, with this troubled rollout. and the obama people who championed him to win reelection, look at the cover of "new yorker." it looks so retro when it comes to technology. >> david, i tell you again, i think bob said the key thing. we're in the early innings of the game. to declare this, to define this whole program by the web start -- by the website debacle at the beginning and the rollout, i think, would be a huge mistake. they will fix the website, i'm confident of th
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